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Niccolo Mejia

Niccolo Mejia covers AI applications across industries at Emerj. He holds a bachelor's degree in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College.

Articles by Niccolo

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Artificial Intelligence at JPMorgan – Current Initiatives

According to Fortune, JPMorgan Chase is the largest bank in the U.S. and controls over $2 trillion in total assets. In this article, we detail the types of AI research JPMorgan is doing as well as how they are likely to be using their applied AI applications. JP Morgan’s AI research initiatives include: Natural Language […]

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Autonomous Weapons in the Military - What's Possible and What's Legal

Autonomous Weapons in the Military – What’s Possible and What’s Legal

The military is always looking for ways to innovate its technology for weapons and vehicles, and it follows that AI and ML would become part of that work in the current decade. Currently, the Army is testing autonomous vehicles and aircraft for battlefield use. However, most AI applications for these vehicles do not have clearance […]

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Artificial Intelligence at Citi - Current Initiatives

Artificial Intelligence at Citibank – Current Initiatives

Banks and other financial institutions can be tight-lipped about how they implement AI technologies within their businesses. Citi, however, has been relatively open about their current AI initiatives. Since 2017, they have published press releases and other announcements of AI initiatives that are both internal and customer-facing. In this article, we cover three of Citi’s […]

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What is Predictive Analytics? – An Informed Definition

Predictive analytics is perhaps one of the most common AI applications used by financial institutions, banks, insurance companies, and healthcare companies. This type of software allows business leaders across these industries to plan for the most probable outcomes in business areas such as credit, loans, and patient health. Predictive analytics software could make predictions about […]

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Machine Learning in Big Box Retail – Walmart, Target, and Costco

Many of the top Fortune 500 retailers have begun using AI and ML to solve business problems for various departments. Walmart and Costco share one in grocery stocking, which includes the freshness and condition of the products along with timing the restocks for peak hours. It can be difficult to keep track of every new […]

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Artificial Intelligence for Payments – Current Capabilities and Use-Cases

Artificial Intelligence for Payments – Current Capabilities and Use-Cases

Retailers and financial institutions are adopting artificial intelligence and machine learning in their business to solve various business problems such as cybersecurity and document digitization. However, many of these companies are also using AI to improve their payment processes for their clients and customers. These types of applications are usually layered into an existing payments […]

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The Chatbot Landscape – 20 Chatbot Applications Across Industry Sectors

The Chatbot Landscape – 20 Chatbot Applications Across Industries

Chatbots are one of the most talked-about uses of natural language processing (NLP) software in business. Some of the most common application areas for chatbots include customer service, healthcare, and financial advisory. We compiled a list of 20 chatbot applications currently being used across multiple industries. We explain what the chatbot software vendors offer their […]

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AI for Cybersecurity in Insurance – Current Applications

The insurance industry is responsible for a multitude of sensitive financial data concerning both its customer base and staff. Any breach to an insurance company’s CRM or other claims database could compromise the personal data of multiple people at once, which puts the company at risk as well. However, there are always new cybersecurity innovations, […]

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Artificial Intelligence at McKesson Corporation - AI Initiatives and Investments

Artificial Intelligence at McKesson – AI Initiatives and Investments

McKesson is a large pharmaceutical distributor that delivers health information technology, medical tools and supplies, and care management tools and software to healthcare providers in the United States. The company has been working to incorporate artificial intelligence solutions internally since 2012, but in more recent years they have adopted a few important automation tools.  These […]

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What is RPA (Robotic Process Automation)? An Informed Definition

What is RPA (Robotic Process Automation)?

Much of the artificial intelligence and automation discussion going on in the enterprise recently involves something that, in most cases, actually isn’t artificial intelligence at all: robotic process automation, or RPA. RPA is on the lips of many curious business leaders that have heard about how it may now be possible to automate rote processes […]

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